Genesis Exposition

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Sin’s Consequences – Gen 38

Sin’s Consequences 28 November 2021 PM – Genesis 38 – Ge2021 – Scott Childs Introduction: The narrative of Genesis 38 probably began shortly before Joseph was sold to Egypt. Judah was 2-3 years older than Joseph. He must have married as a teenager before Joseph left home.             Though the details of this chapter are […]

Bitter Brothers – Genesis 37

Bitter Brothers 14 November 2021 PM – Genesis 37 – Gen2021 – Scott Childs Introduction: Jacob’s polygamy and subsequent favouring of Joseph, the son of his favourite wife, caused great turmoil in his family. Joseph’s ten older half-brothers resented him because dad always favoured him. Jacob even went so far as to give Joseph a […]

Grace for Bearing Burdens

Grace for Bearing Burdens 7 November 2021 PM – Genesis 35 – Gen2021 – Scott Childs Introduction: The Christian life is not a burden-free life. Christians get sick, get Covid, lose loved ones, suffer family problems, face work pressures, and have car troubles like everyone else. In fact, Christians carry the added burden of persecution. “Yea, […]

The Problem of Lust – Genesis 34

The Problem of Lust 31 October 2021 PM – Genesis 34 – Gen2021 – Scott Childs Introduction: At our last youth activity, I challenged the young people from (James 1:14-15) “But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed. Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: […]

Reconciliation – Genesis 33

Reconciliation 24 October 2021 PM – Genesis 33 – Gen2021 – Scott Childs Introduction: Reconciliation is re-establishing cordial relations. Jacob and Esau had a major falling out when Jacob deceived their father and stole the firstborn blessing. Esau hated Jacob and vowed to kill him. Jacob left the country. They never heard from each other […]

Learning With Jacob – Gen 29-30

Learning with Jacob 3 October 2021 PM – Genesis 29-30 – Gen2021 – Scott Childs Introduction: We should learn from instruction (e.g., school). We may learn from practice (e.g., riding a bike). Sometimes we learn from experience (e.g., getting malaria). Often we learn from friends (e.g., wise or fool). We need to learn from mistakes […]

Important Words – Genesis 28

Important Words 26 September 2021 PM – Genesis 28 – Gen2021 – Scott Childs Introduction: Of the 800,000 words in the English language, 300,000 are technical terms. The average person knows 10,000 words and uses 5,000 in everyday speech. Though words are important, some are more important than others are. Transition: This evening, I want […]

Signs of a Dysfunctional Family – Genesis 27

Signs of a Dysfunctional Family 19 September 2021 PM – Genesis 27:1-46 – Gen2021 – Scott Childs Introduction: A dysfunctional family is a family in which conflict, sinful behaviour, and the hurtful words of parents and children are a regular occurrence, leading to heartache and waywardness. No parent is perfect, but in dysfunctional families, he […]